Springfield Massachusetts Announces the Implementation of Custody Protect by 4Sight Labs

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood announced today that the Springfield Police Department (SPD) will be initializing a pilot program to use artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor the health and safety of people in custody of the SPD.

The Custody Protect Pilot Program will help safeguard the health and safety of those individuals who are in the custody of the Springfield Police Department. The SPD Metro Unit will act as the initial division within SPD for the phased rollout of the program.

The pilot program will use Custody Protect, by 4Sight Labs, to monitor individuals during arrest, transportation and detention.

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